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French-language lesbian romance wows critics

They invented cinema 120 years ago, so it's little wonder the French are ruling the roost at the Cannes Film Festival. We check out Franco-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's lesbian love story, "Blue is the Warmest Colour", which has blown away the critics, and also look at the other French films in competition.

By Eve JACKSON

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2018-06-18 culture

Music show: Chiara Civello, Jay-Z and Beyoncé & Solidays festival

Italian singer-songwriter Chiara Civello - whom Tony Bennett once hailed as the best jazz singer of her generation - has garnered fans all over the world thanks to a sparkling...

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2018-06-15 culture

John Cameron Mitchell on his new film 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'

American director John Cameron Mitchell, best known for the musical-turned-film "Hedwig and the Angry Inch", was at the Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris to present his...

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2018-06-14 culture

The art of football

As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, FRANCE 24's François Wibaux and Eve Jackson take a look at the beautiful game through art and music.

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2018-06-13 culture

Film show: 'Ocean's 8', 'Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story' & 'Hereditary'

From a big-budget, gender-swapping reboot of the Ocean’s franchise, to a documentary about the extraordinary life of a glamorous 20th century screen siren who was also a...

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2018-06-12 culture

Marcel Theroux tackles the subversive side of stories

His latest novel "The Secret Books" makes it clear from the outset: stories are slippery things, subjective takes that have often gone on to constitute the very foundations of...

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